Codecs for ISO 8859-11 (Thai) and 8859-16 (Romanian)

Peter Jacobi peter_jacobi at
Mon Aug 2 12:19:55 CEST 2004

I've added an entry in the RFE tracker at

Regarding the correctness doubts, I can provide these three points os far:

a) ISO 8859-n vs ISO-8859-n
If the information at 
is correct, Python 8859-n 
codecs do implement the ISO standard charsets ISO 8859-n 
in the specialized IANA forms ISO-8859-n (and in agreement 
with the Unicode mapping files). So any difficult C0/C1 
wording in the original ISO standard can be disregarded.

b) libiconv ISO 8859-11
The implementation by Bruno Haible in libiconv does agree 
with the Unicode mapping file:

The implementation in ICU4C does agree with the Unicode 
mapping file:

Peter Jacobi

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